Job Description

Payroll Title:
MED AST 2
Department:
OPC Surgery Clinic
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hr shifts, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#117861 Medical Assistant II

Initial Review Date: Wed 8/10/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/29/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/10/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under direct supervision of the clinic supervisor and the general supervision of the clinic providers, performs work which requires specific knowledge and training in patient care duties within the Business and Professions Code of the State of California and the regulations of the Joint Commission of the Accreditation of Hospitals (TJC). These duties also include but are not limited to: all aspects of front office management, appointment scheduling, patient check-in, authorizations, accurate billing, payment processing, supply chain and forms management.Back office duties require equipment management, environmental care functions, cleaning/disinfecting the environment.

Requires knowledge of medical terminology, procedures, universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics. Position requires initiative, ability to prioritize demands and ability to work in a team environment. Position may also require various testing which may include audiograms, ECG's, forensic urine drug screen collection, venipuncture/specimen processing, TB skin testing and equipment calibration, administration of vaccines and assist with patient treatment.Use electronic medical record software for patient charting, patient screening for medical issues, translation services (Bilingual English/Spanish), chart preparation. Occasionally float to other departments to assist

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant training program.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Requires knowledge of medical terminology, on-line scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiatives, prioritize demands and work in a team environment.

  • At least three (3) years recent (within past 6 months) experience as a MA in an ambulatory medical practice.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience in a surgery or specialty practice
  • Prior experience with EPIC electronic medical record
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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